Summer is a great time to think about simplifying your home. The weather is better so we can use our outdoor space more, do jobs around the home that are more difficult or unpleasant when it’s raining and, of course, many of us have the added excitement of the kids being off school so there are more toys, clutter and chaos! Here are 20 ways you can simplify your home this summer and some decluttering projects and tips which are designed for warmer days!
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I’ve always encouraged my kids to help do chores around the house. As long as the chores are age-appropriate, I feel that it will help my kids, both now and in the future, and the rest of the family certainly benefits too. Check out this post to learn more about kids and chores and why and how to encourage kids to help at home. I’ve also included some ideas for chores that your kids could do at different ages to help you all get started!
What happens if a friend phones to say they’re popping over to your house in 10 minutes for coffee? Or your mother-in-law just drops by to see the grandchildren? Do you go into panic mode about the state of the house and what your visitors will think of you and how you look after yourself?! Stop running around like a headless chicken and check out these 12 ways to reset your home in a flash.
Who loves housework? I’m sure not many of us. But, if you’ve got a house and there’s at least one person living in it, let alone a family, then you’ll need to do housework at some point. How much, when and how you do it, is different for everyone. Some people even enjoy it! But, for the rest of us who try to put it off until tomorrow, here are 5 ways to make housework quicker and easier.
We all need to do housework from time to time, but I don’t think we should be thinking about it all the time! Setting up routines for your home will free up your time and energy for other things. Check out this post on why developing routines can make your life simpler and your home easier to manage. It’s a practical, intentional step to creating a life that supports you!